EFFECT OF DIFFERENT SEED PRIMING TREATMENTS ON ACTIVITY AND ISOZYME PATTERN OF ANTIOXIDANT ENZYMES IN OKRA

Abstract: Effect of seed priming treatments and soaking durations on activity and isozyme pattern of antioxidant enzymes was studied. Four treatments:hydropriming, osmo-priming with 5% PEG, osmo-priming with 10% PEG and distilled water with soaking durations from 6 to 48 h at 6 h interval h were used. Dry okra seeds (unsoaked) seved as control. Priming increased the activity of antioxidant enzymes. Maximum increase was observed with T2. Seeds soaked for 24 h showed maximum activity Priming with T2 treatment for 24 h soaking gave the best results, followed by T1 and T3, while unsoaked control seeds proved to be the poorest.

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[Neena Chawla, Hardeep Kaur, Mamta Pathak and Rajinder Chawla (2014); EFFECT OF DIFFERENT SEED PRIMING TREATMENTS ON ACTIVITY AND ISOZYME PATTERN OF ANTIOXIDANT ENZYMES IN OKRA Int. J. of Adv. Res. 2 (10). 0] (ISSN 2320-5407). www.journalijar.com

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